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Memorial to the 501st construction of GULAG
Мемориал памяти «501-я стройка ГУЛАГ»
Memorial to the builders of "501st construction" was opened on the 30th of October, 2003 on the 50th anniversary of stopping the construction of the railway "Salekhard-Igarka", also known as "Dead Road" (1947-1953). The monument was erected by specialists of Investment and Сonstruction Сompany of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region. On the pedestal you can see steam locomotive of "OV" series, or "ovechka" (sheep) as it was affectionately called by the people. Nearby there is a memorial stone with the inscription: "... IRON WAY TO END OF THE EARTH WAS PAVED BY A MERCILESS FATE OF PEOPLE..." Construction №501 Chum - Labytnangi - Salekhard - Igarka 1947 - 1953. DOINGS AND DESTINIES ARE NOT FORGOTTEN ...
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